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School Timings Changed in Punjab Due to Smog

Lahore (November 08, 2017): Punjab Schools Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan says timings of schools have been changed due to smog issue in the province.

He said the education department has taken the decision to prevent children from smog. According to details, Schools will now be opened at nine in the morning and close at 2:30 pm from today.

Smog continues to create havoc in the province with accidents leading to the death of one person on Tuesday. Several flights leaving from Lahore have either been cancelled or delayed, while the motorway has been closed at some sections.

Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Syed Mansoor Ali Shah has ordered the secretary environment to inform the court about steps being taken to control the prevailing smog. The chief justice also directed the secretary to give the action plan regarding tree plantation.

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